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Overcoming Asian American challenges

In May 2000, during a celebration of Asian American Heritage Month, I was asked by the US Army Corps of Engineers to talk on “The Asian American Experience” (http://blog.sciencenet.cn/home.php?mod=space&uid=1565&do=blog&id=685780). In the talk, I briefly reviewed the history of legislation against Chinese Americans and Chinese immigration. I touched on various incidents, including the 1980 Vincent Chin case, the scandal of Chinese campaign financing in the ’90s, the Wen Ho Lee case and the covert college admission quota for Chinese Americans in the present day.
I was invited by the Sampan to update this talk and review new challenges facing our group Continue reading

NAAAP Boston names 2013 Future Leader Award Winners

The National Association of Asian American Professionals Boston chapter proudly announced Dan Minh Chu, Tuan Ho and Kasey Shen as the three recipients of the 2013 NAAAP Boston Future Leader Award on May 15. The three exceptional students received scholarships totaling $15,000 at the NAAAP Boston’s Scholarship Gala at Hilton Boston Back Bay. Continue reading